Essential Information for Travelers Flying Out of Philadelphia International
Philadelphia International Airport is on track to eclipse its record 31.5 million passengers in 2006. Travelers should become familiar with these pre-flight, check-in, security and parking procedures from the City's Director of Aviation to save themselves both time and aggravation.
Before Arriving at the Airport
- Check the status of your flight by contacting your airline, or calling 1-800-PHL-GATE, or logging onto the Airport's website and clicking on Flight Information.
- Make sure you have all necessary documents, including a government-issued photo ID such as a valid driver's license, passport, military ID, or a county, state or federal government agency employee ID. Photo ID is required for passengers 18 and older.
- Passengers should arrive at the Airport at least 2 hour prior to a domestic departure and 3 hours prior to an international departure.